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,,,, i'm frank mallicoat. unem >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. unemployment is up but there's job growth. today's government report just days before the election could make or break both campaigns. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us the possible impact. there's still some undecided voters out there and these numbers, they could have some sway. >> reporter: that's because this is the last economic report we'll see before the election. today both candidates will use it for their campaign blitz to get those undecided voters. a sluggish economy has been a bone of contention. >> reporter: the president started his day in ohio with better-than-expected unemployment numbers. >> this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: employers added 171,000 new jobs in october, about 45,000 more than many analysts anticipated. the labor department says hiring over the summer was better than previously thought.
i'm frank mallicoat. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good afternoon, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. after the most expensive campaign in history, it all comes down to today. voters will decide between, of course, barack obama, the president, and republican challenger mitt romney. everything coming down to the last minute including the former governor's decision to campaign today. we have live team coverage and it all starts with randall pinkston in boston. >> reporter: they are putting the finishing touches on the stage where mitt romney and his running mate paul ryan hope tonight or tomorrow morning to take that podium and declare victory. earlier today, mitt romney and ryan made a joint appearance in ohio meeting with workers and campaign supporters there. what may be one of their last joint appearances of the campaign. mitt romney and his wife voted in belmont, massachusetts. then they kissed each other good-bye. >> i feel great about ohio. >> reporter: romney headed to a last-minute campaign rally in cleveland where his running mate paul ryan joi
i'm frank mallicoat. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. and we are working on a developing story right now out of oakland international airport. federal authorities are investigating the suspicious device there found as a man tried to go through security at the airport last night. according to the alameda county sheriff's office, the man was wearing a watch that looks suspicious and caught the eyes of tsa agents there. he was detained and is now being held for questioning. >>> so was money the motive? vallejo police believe a local teen was after ransom when he kidnapped and assaulted a 65- year-old woman last night. the 14-year-old is now behind bars and the woman is in the hospital. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo with more. >> reporter: there are a lot of disturbing factors about this case. it happened in broad daylight. the victim and the assailant didn't know each other and it was in a popular shopping center late in the afternoon. detectives say it was egregious.
>> i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on a monday and if you are heading out on the road this morning, be aware that the view through the windshield could be a little murky. >> heavy fog is causing poor visibility in much of the bay area. anne makovec is in san francisco near the bay bridge to give us a look at conditions there and we can still see the fog behind you. >> it is really bad out here. you know, we talk about fog. a lot of mornings, especially at this hour, but today, it really is exceptionally foggy. you can see the bay bridge behind me. you can barely see it. you can see some of the lights shrouded in fog. we took pictures a little bit earlier at the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see how difficult it is for drivers to see if one of those situations where you're coming up on the car in front of you and suddenly you have to break. if those lights just come up on you very quickly. fog advisories on the bay area bridges, particularly troublesome in the vacaville davis area, according to the chp, visibility at less than 100 feet and the chp also mentioned 580 east being a
28. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose now. and we begin right now, we have meteorologist lawrence karnow all fired up. he is setting by the hi-def doppler. cate caugiran at the richmond/san rafael bridge. but lawrence karnow, i have seen the hi-def doppler and it looks green. >> that hi-def doppler doesn't lie, frank. it is showing some very heavy rainfall now just off the coastline. look at the yellows and the oranges there. this is just about to move onshore in time for the commute this morning. it is going to be a wild commute outside. some of the rain in the heavier bands coming into the north bay now. expecting that rain to intensify throughout the morning hours and along with this cold front that's moving through, some very strong gusty winds. purple along the coastline here is where we have a wind warning up along the coast as we are going to see some very strong gusty winds continuing all the way up into parts of the north bay, as well. could see 55, maybe 65-mile-an- hour gusts along with this system and showers continuing into pa
griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:01 now. we are following some developing news down in palo alto. that's where a masked man broke in an apartment and woke up a woman inside. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on the scene where k-9 dogs are helping with the search. >> reporter: they so far have not found this guy. in happened here at this -- it happened here at this apartment complex at high and a thorn in palo alto at 2:20 a.m. -- hawthorne in palo alto at 2:20 a.m. a woman found a man in her apartment, she screamed and he ran way. she lived on the ground floor of the building in downtown palo alto. police aren't saying how the man got in. police blocked off the neighborhood and sent dogs to search for him. no luck. so they have since opened the streets back up, called the dogs and are interviewing the woman right now. >> at this point in time, she is safe and unharmed. she is with detectives and they are conducting interviews and the investigation is ongoing. >> reporter: we don't know how get to in, whether he took in or whether he may have sexually assaulted the w
, no gas, no nothing. >>> good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. another storm system ripping through the east coast victims of hurricane sandy in the middle of recovery efforts. >> today cbs 5 is stepping up to help. we are teaming up with the red cross and hurricane relief fund. cbs 5's roberta gonzales is downstairs at our cbs 5 call center to explain how you can help and i guess a lot of people already have, right, roberta? >> reporter: absolutely. in fact, we are here right now at the hurricane relief fund telethon. i'm going to be here today from right now all the way to 7:00 tonight so you're going to get to know me a little bit here. but i can't do anything without your help. over here we have liam mayclem from "eye on the bay" and he has plenty of pledges already. and then we have from the san jose sharks, the voice of the sharks, mr. randy hahn who has several pledges over here as well because they have been working since 6:00 this morning. so let me see. ramona, calling up from san jose donating $100. cecilia from san francisco, $1,000. we thank
, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is nearly 5:00 on this wednesday. we're going to kick it off with a little weather. we had beautiful early part of the week but i guess changes are blowing in. >> yeah. a lot of things changing. dense fog at the coast. these temperatures today going to be dropping maybe as much as 15 degrees from yesterday's highs and there's some rain in the forecast. we'll have more on that coming up. >> and if you are getting a jump-start on the morning drive, so far gs
right to their doors. cbs 5's frank mallicoat reports the demand for meals on wheels has quadrupled in one bay area county. >> some of them don't eat pork. some low sodium. whatever they need for their diet. >> reporter: this is a holiday delivery but these boxes don't hold the latest toys or electronics. >> they have mashed potatoes, string beans and a veal stuffed with stuffing. >> reporter: they contain food for nearly 800 contra costa county seniors who can't drive and who depend on meals on wheels to keep the hunger at bay. >> a lot of clients receive the meal and they will split it in half and take part for their lunch and part for their evening meal. and that's all they eat all day. >> we're going to deliver meals on wheels. >> reporter: volunteers like tanner and his granddad are helping serve 50 routes five days a week but there aren't enough volunteers to meet the need. >> there are people waiting months which is tragic. that means we need to get regular drivers and we need substitutes. >> reporter: volunteer roberto is one of the regular 200 or so active volunteer drivers
a great day. ,,,, i'm frank mallicoat. and i'm michelle griego. tis 4:-- developing n >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's tuesday, november 27. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is just about 4:30. we're following some developing news this morning. an armed man keeps police in a standoff through the night and you are looking live at the scene right now off treasure island. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in san francisco with more exclusive video of the standoff on treasure island. she joins us now with the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, this standoff started around 11:00 last night so we're going on almost 6 hours. in this video you can see police officers and the suspect holding a gun
griego. i'm frank mallicoat. get rey for round 2......the rain is back in the bay area >>> good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. get ready for round number 2. the rain is back in the bay area. hi-def doppler showing wind and rain redding in from the north. this storm is going to be worse than yesterday. we have our team on top of everything in the feel and lawrence is in the weather center. >> we are not seeing much yet just scattered showers. i think it will be until the evening before we see that rain picking outside. hi-def doppler showing you we do have a couple of scattered showers right now. but most of those have been located in the north bay and so far, it has been widely scattered and fairly light. the storm will be hung up especially in the north bay. we could see potentially flooding. flash floodwaters and fast rising waters and we expect major rivers to stay within their banks but likely to see flooding on the creeks and streams. this storm system pretty impressive just putting itself together. it is a stronger storm than the last
punch. good afternoon. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. already today homes are flooded, properties damaged. this is only the second of three big storms. >> cbs 5 hi-def doppler tracking the storm and making sense of it all. one busy guy today our meteorologist lawrence karnow. it's nonstop from the get-go because it's a slow-moving storm. it's different than the last one that moved through. urban and small stream flood advisory for most of the bay area except napa and sonoma counties. we have to watch out for flooding in the san jose area. they continue to see rain coming down there. moderate to heavy rain. they are not the only ones. east bay seeing plenty of rain, as well. but we are starting to get an idea we may be getting toward the back side but the rainfall is impressive. this is about the last 12 hours. almost 8" of rain in venado in the north bay, over 7" and counting in mount umunum in the santa cruz mountains, over 3" in santa rosa an inch in san francisco, 1.47" in concord, 1.19" in san jose. we are seeing the become side of this coming up here. another stor
. >> it's friday, november 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:01. >>> the death toll keeps getting higher in the ten states devastated by sandy. >> at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck on sunday. the number of deaths blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. the bodies of two young children were found who were swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines are frustrating drives in new york where one man was arrested for pulling a gun for cutting in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with problems people are facing. >> reporter: good morning. the number of utility workers from around the country getting their power back online, mass transit coming back online, but there's so many problems, there's so many people who have lost homes, the temperatures are dropping, they don't have electricity, they don't have heat so small wonder that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into ne
, november 5. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. breaking news in fremont. >> a major street blocked after a deadly police shooting this morning. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington explains the shooting began with a domestic violence call. she has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. central avenue is closed while police investigate this officer- involved shooting and you can't see the house where this happened, but if you look down central avenue where those flashing lights are, that's where police killed a man late last night when responding to a domestic violence call. it happened on the 4500 block of central avenue in fremont. a woman called 911 at around 11:00 saying her roommate was being attacked. when police arrived, it was quite a dramatic scene. a woman came running out of the house. behind her, her estranged husband. he was naked and chasing her with a knife. >> officers arrived and found a female later identified as our victim running out of the unit with her husband pursuing her. he was naked with a knife in his hand. officers demanded that the
, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 on the nose now. we begin with some breaking news. a bay area hotel with no vacancy is now completely empty because of a hazmat situation. >> cbs 5's anne makovec joins us from burlingame where hundreds of guest, i would imagine, anne, they are just waiting to go back to sleep. >> reporter: they were woken up in the middle of the night by an alarm, a lot of them have spent hours in their cars here in the parking lot. i'm at the embassy suites in burlingame on anza boulevard. you can see emergency personnel still here on scene. now, this hotel has been cleared. but they are starting the process of getting people back into their rooms. they are prioritizing people with early-morning flights. the hotel is right by the airport. so several people are trying get out of town. here's how it started according to some of the officials on scene. there was an alarm at 12:30 this morning saying that there was going to be a -- there was a carbon monoxide issue. [ loud background noise ] >> reporter: so officials came in and they were able to evacuate the hote
's a mess out there, i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. we have cbs 5 reporters all over the bay area for you this morning. cate caugiran is down in south san francisco. anne makovec braving the elements in mill valley and elizabeth wenger is watching the impact on your commute but we start with meteorologist lawrence karnow in the weather center. it is a doozy. >> it is. some kind of storm out there now. in fact, we're seeing some very heavy rainfall and some strong gusty winds showing up outside. at this hour we have another strong line of storms loving through. we had one earlier in the night but now the secondary wave is coming through and you can see on doppler radar lots of yellow out there. san jose it is seeing some showers right now, some heavier rain earlier. that's soon going to be picking up. you can see north in sunnyvale that we have some stronger storms that will be sliding in your direction. so if you are heading out be careful. we have the rain and some pockets of heavy rainfall into oakland, stretching across the bay into south san francisco. a little further to the north we
donald >>> well, good morning, everybody. i think we both have voices. it's thursday, november 1. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is just about 4:30. we are keeping an eye on the storm this
for monday because here it is! boy, it came quick, november 5. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. >> whether we like it or not, right? >> it always rolls around after sunday. >> no kidding. i'm michelle griego. time is 4:30. let's check the weather with lawrence. >> good morning, what a weekend it was weather-wise. lots of sunshine, warm temperatures, t
again promises america change. good afternoon, i'm frank mallicoat. as the president wins another four years in the white house, wall street is reacting not in a good way either. the dow is tanking today. jason brooks with kcbs and joins us now and is it all politics or is business at play as well, jason? >> reporter: we have a number of issues sinking the stock market today. it's one of the worst days for the market in 2012. there are election issues at play, as well. we have sectors that are under pressure from regulatory concerns, namely financial, also energy. but then i have healthcare sector doing well since romney won't be able to invalidate obamacare. there is the looming fiscal crisis and the partisanship that's prevailing up until this election, worries that congress and the white house won't be able to solve that looming fiscal crisis. but another big issue really sinking the market today is europe. we have a downgrade from the european union on growth prospects in europe for this year. and it's looking like the recession could last all the way through next
'm frank mallicoat. it is 5 now, and breaking overnight, a stunning turn of events
. good afternoon everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. sudden flow of water and mud was a rude awakening for dozens of residents and it all started thanks to the 80-yard pipe burst. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington joins us how -- aiolis is a hairington joins us lou. >> reporter: frank, basically the pipe was very, very old. it failed and pumped water into the neighborhood. take a look behind me at some of the mess it's left behind. we have bulldozers the trying the clean up -- trying to clean up some of the mud and a lot of neighbors out taking a look at the scene. they told me they never thought they would see. a daly city neighborhood covered in mud. >> you cannot take it out your car because the mud is all the way up to the tire. >> reporter: a sheer break of the 18-inch water pipe caused flooding and forced evacuations spilling 45,000 gallons of water near the street. this happened near hillside park overlooking the saint avenue. you can see where the water came rushing down the hill causing a mud slide leaving this picnic area almost unrecognizable. >> it's covered in three to
captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> hi, everyone. 7:26 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines right now. san francisco representative nancy pelosi has just made it official. she will stay on as the house minority leader. there had been talk pelosi might step down after democrats failed to retake the house this month. but she is staying put. >>> crews working to restore power to san francisco city hall this morning. there was no fire but a smoky electrical problem touched off the sprinklers overnight. the water caused some minor damage, as well. >>> and one firefighter slightly hurt this morning in a fire in el sobrante. the injury happened at a home with a fire in the attic. all residents got out safely. >>> traffic and weather on your wednesday coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the usual commute toward the pay gate backed up through the maze, 20 minutes while they turn the metering lights on. elsewhere, westbound 237 a little stop and go. you can see it from this live traffic came
and fees, students taking to the streets in downtown san francisco. good afternoon, i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. they spent the night outside, now students are picketing, protesting in front of the uc board of regents against proposed fees. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec at ucsf. all this and they don't have a fee hike on the table today. >> reporter: that's right. students say they are trying to be pro-active before the regents can start considering their next fee or tuition hike. all is calm here now at ucsf. an unlawful assembly was declared an hour and a half ago and protestors moved on peacefully saying they are headed to other universities next. dozens of uc students and employees came to protest outside the meeting at ucsf f this morning blocking streets but the regents weren't discussing a tuition hike. >> the good thing in my view about prop 30 is it allows us in the student and worker movement to now go on the offensive. we are not just protesting against new cuts. we are demanding rollbacks of tuition. >> reporter: prop 30 promises to funnel money into the uc
: linda marie macdonald. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. police in san jose are calling him public enemy number one. a violent criminal and a danger to the community. >> after a weekend crime spree that left one man dead and a police officer injured, one suspect is still on the run. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is on the developing story. >> reporter: the city raised the reward money to $20,000. they are asking for the public's help in identifying this suspect and getting him off the streets before somebody else becomes a victim. this is who police are looking for, a man in his early 20s, 5'10" to 6 feet tall who officers call armed, dangerous and a threat to the community. police say he and 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks, who is in custody, went on a slight rampage friday night killing a man and injuring an officer. >> these were heinous crimes perpetrated by two individuals who have no regard for human life. >> reporter: their crime spree started around 7:30 when they robbed a little caesar's at gunpoint, then a gas station,
donald. >>> good afternoon. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. major disruptions today at the bay area's biggest port. striking janitors and maintenance workers at the port of oakland have been blocking access for trucks and longshoremen all morning. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in oakland with more. >> reporter: hi there. that's right. well, it's very quiet here at the port. there are still a couple of picketers behind me but all the longshoremen have been told to go home. all the truckers have also left. even though a port spokesman will not tell me that the port has officially been shut down, the union workers i talked to say the strike was a success. two picket lines in oakland one at the port one at oakland international airport, more than 200 workers with the local service employees international union are on a 24-hour strike upset that port executives want to cut wages and benefits and can't come to an agreement with the union. >> we have been without a contract over 16 months, that's not right. >> reporter: they shut down the port to make a statement to the executives. >
. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. we have some developing news out of the middle east this hour. israel and hamas have agreed to call a halt to the fiercest round of fighting in nearly four years there. the truce took effect about an hour ago. you're looking live now at gaza city at this hour. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is live at the white house with more. >> reporter: good afternoon. just when it looked like a deal would not happen anytime soon, secretary of state hillary clinton traveled to jerusalem to west bank and to cairo and at this hour a truce is under way. secretary of state hillary clinton and egypt's foreign minister announced a truce between israel and hamas. >> the united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease- fire in gaza. for it to hold, the rocket attacks must end. a broader calm returned. >> reporter: the agreement follows a week of fighting between israel and palestinian militants controlling the gaza strip. clinton says the united states will help the region make this agreement last. >> ultimately, every step must move us toward a comprehensi
a wonderful day. >>> hi. welcome to "bay sunday." i'm frank mallicoat. today's show brings us two book authors and representatives from a couple of local no
a s >>> good afternoon, everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego. cbs 5 reporter cate cause gur yan is at the airport. >> reporter: passengers shouldn't notice a difference, if anything, this new ordinance should make it safer. however, we did speak with some passengers who say they still have mixed reviews. >> it's a bird, it's a plane, together, san jose airport staff say it's a deadly combination. >> if they intercept a bird upon departure or arrival here at our airport, it's streenlly dangerous -- extremely dangerous situation. >> reporter: airport staffers are taking a more aggressive approach in their battle against the birds. the city will vote on a proposed ordinance to allow employees and contracted biologists to shoot at birds to clear them from the air field. >> we trust the police officers in our cities with firearms, so if they're -- if they're protecting the passengers on the plane, that's what we need to do. >> reporter: but the idea of guns on the run ways doesn't fly with all the passengers. >> the issue if someone has a gun, where do the bulle
. i'm michelle griego. frank mallicoat is on assignment. we'll, get ready for the next few days to be weather. very wet. you'll want to enjoy today as much as possible because it's going to be drastically different in less than 24 hours. brian hackney is keeping an eye on the storm. get those umbrellas out. >> at a minimum. how are you? thanks for coming by channel 5 this midday. rain is not here. but we have wind advisories posed. wind advisories are posed for tomorrow morning. winds will pick up out of the south to 35 miles an hour during the morning drive tomorrow, there could be gusts up in the peaks up to 70 miles an hour. so we have the wind and we'll also get the rain. this is where it's coming from. a pretty potent subtropical storm that's out there. that low pressure is going to work its way toward the bay area and right smack in the middle of the morning commute tomorrow. we are going to get pretty heavy rain and pretty strong wind and a thunderstorm would not be a surprise. how much rain? the amounts look significant. 5 to 8" of rain, this is by sunday. so these are t
. good afternoon. i'm frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego. wife you covered in the field and inwe have you covered in the field and in the storm center. lawrence karnow is in the weather center. >> a wild storm outside. we have cells located east and sliding on through. so if you get caught in one of these it's coming down heavily as it slides through. into the bay strong storms in that direction. more scattered showers continuing in the direction in the south. we are not done with it yet. pockets of rain continuing to move on through right now in along the plains toward the santa cruz mountains. we have some showers there some heading towards redwood city. it could be picking up later on. a lot more rain to come. we may catch a break a stronger storm is expected headed into inside the and sunday. we'll talk more about that coming up. >>> strong winds have brought down power lines in pacifica. cate caugiran reports. >> reporter: it's quite a mess in this town. but the wind is causing the damage for most people in the area. businesses had to shut down. this is video we shot earlier
frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego. contract talks are on. >> workers are hoping for irresolutions soon. elissa harrington is there. and many spent the night in front of the store didn't they. >> they have been out here 24 hours a day since they first went on strike one week ago. temperatures dipped into the low 40s overnight, so it is chilly. they have a fire going. they have their blankets and employees have been out here ever since last sunday when the strike first started. there's pressure on both sides to reach an agreement, especially before the busy holiday season. thousands of employees represented by the united food workers union have been walking the picket line since last week. the union refused to accept the contract proposal. here's what it included a wage freeze. holding veterans clerking at 21.30. they wanted to eliminate sunday and holiday premium pay. workers i talked wanted their contracts to stay as they were and were hoping for a speedy resolution. >> our main problem is they want to take our insurance that we have now, our medical and change i
everyone, it's tuesday november 13th i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 and we begin with breaking news from the peninsula where a water main break is causing all kinds of problems this morning. ee e liz -- elizabeth. >> it is a muddy mess. we're getting the first live pictures in the news room. you're looking at the intersection of east market and lausanne avenue. there are a number of street closures, it sounds like at least a block is closed off in each direction near that intersection. police are on scene and from what we can tell from the pictures, you can see gallons of water in the roadway. we have allen -- elissa harrington. she's on the scene. and we're gathering information to see why this water main broke in the first place. in the meantime, let's check out other roadways including highway 4. we're getting word of a multivehicle crash in the westbound lanes of highway 4 approaching somersville, right now just the left lane is blocked but this is a slow spot anyway, so expect big delays through antioch. here is a live look at the bay bridge, not too ba
. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. >> we begin with a lot of mud. a daly city neighborhood says they have had enough of it. >> they have had their fill of it when a water main break sent a river of mud down main street. we first showed you yesterday a wall of mud and water buried several streets of a neighborhood. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran says crews will get back to the clean-up effort. >> reporter: in a few hours as soon as the sun hits they are planning to continue what they started yesterday. if you look at the video, we'll show you just how bad it got. take a look at all of this mud and this mess. that water main burst brought down inches of mud. i remember walking through it. you can see just again how bad it was. a clean-up though last night went well into the night in the daly city neighborhood. taking a look from above, from our cbs 5 chopper, neighbors were startled at about 4:30 in the morning when police told them to leave their homes. 45,000 gallons of water came downhill after that water main burst. city leaders say it was because of a cas
, november 27. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. let's get to elizabeth. we have been following a standoff since 11:00 last night. >> reporter: police standoff, it started around 11:00 last night on treasure island is over. the armed robbery suspect is dead. we have confirmed that. so they are in the process now of re-opening those off-ramps to treasure island. just a couple of minutes ago, in fact, they opened the eastbound off-ramp to treasure island. they should be re-opening the westbound on the upper deck access any moment now. in the meantime they turned on the metering lights early a good, gosh, 20 to 25 minutes earlier than typical so that's why you see these early- morning backups already behind the pay gates. earlier when treasure island was completely closed off to the public, never really impacted the morning drive on the upper deck and now we're just beginning to see slowing up that incline towards treasure island so again the latest information as of a couple of minutes ago is they are in the process of re- opening those off-ramps to treasure island
, everyone. 7:26 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines right now. san francisco police hope some cell phone video can help them catch vandals who set a muni bus on fire sunday night during the celebration of the giants. a newspaper photo has already led to the arrest of a man who has admitted smashing that bus windshield. >> a nursing strike is under way against seven sutter hospitals in alameda, contra costa and solano counties. replacement nurses have been hired to keep the hospitals open. >>> and a group that helps people with home mortgage problems has set up shop in san jose. the american dream tour is at mcenery convention center today through monday. traffic and weather is coming up. ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. they finally cleared that stall away from the bay bridge. it was on incline section of the upper deck so that didn't help the morning commute. it's slick in spots. it's backed up into the macarthur maze. some of the approaches are backing up, too. southbound 680 approaching rudgear, accident in lanes. it's stacked up to richmond, berke
installation lines right now. i'm frank mallicoat. an overnight search turned up the body of an oakland in a quarry near the rockridge quarry. he fell in the water while looking for a cat on a steep hillside. >>> san francisco supervisors passed two items of note. they voted 6-5 to ban public nudity here in the city. and they have decided to allow construction of those so-called microapartments some 220 square feet. >>> san francisco international airport has had a smooth morning with no delays despite the rain on this thanksgiving eve. they do expect backups later today when more travelers arrive getting off work and heading home for the holiday. traffic and weather coming up after the break. stay right there. >>> good morning the towards the bay bridge, hey, things look better than normal on a typical morning. so yeah, everything is good heading towards the pay gates. still have those metering lights on though so you will have to get through those but otherwise if you are heading towards sfo not too bad. westbound 4 approaching bailey road we stil
morning, everyone. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines right now. >>> palo alto police are trying to find a masked man who slipped into a woman's apartment overnight. she screamed when she woke up, found him in her bed, then he ran off. >> took about an hour to put out a house fire in south san jose this morning. the cause of the fire is not yet known. pot plants in the house were reported to be legal, though. >>> 75 second of terror at a jewelry store this los gatos. two masked men with guns and a sledgehammer smashed a display case and ran away with rings and other valuables on tuesday. >>> got your traffic and weather coming your way after the break. stay right there. se when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless r
's november 9. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. a lightning strike near a transformer leaves dozens in the dark. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is with the crews that are busy now trying to get those lights back on. >> reporter: good morning. they have been working nonstop. pg&e says there is still no estimated time of when the power will be restored. but you can look right now. they are in one of the cherry pickers trying to bring power back to the area. one crew member told me they are hoping to get the lights back on by 8 or 9:00 this morning. about 100 customers had their lights out because of the hoffman, fountain street and grandview avenue outages. that caused transformers to be shut down. the challenge is because so many transformers were affected. pg&e had to count just how many customers were tied to each transformer. for customers the challenge will be getting that power on in time for the workday. how will this affect your workday? >> it's bad. my husband works out of our home. so this is going to affect him most of all. >> reporter: now, last we heard, pg&e was ab
. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose right now. >>> of course, we're keeping an eye on the storm this morning as liz mentioned, it's wet out there. the rain playing lots of tricks on halloween following in some areas and holding off just long enough in some other neighborhoods. you're looking at video from millbrae from last night. >> lawrence, you were in millbrae last night. >> i was. we go over there every year. usually the streets are just packed all the kids having a great time. last night, very few kids and ponchos. probably the most common costumes you could find out there. the rain continuing to fall this morning around the bay area but it's shifted a bit further to the south into san jose staying dry for most of halloween but now they are seeing the rain falling there. you can see those showers dragging on through. nothing really heavy, just some light rain coming through and beginning to fall apart. now, as we head through the day today, this is going to sag further south and move east so heading out of town into san jose, into milpitas, you're seeing more light early o
of november on a thursday, i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. >>> keeping an eye on the storm this morning, the rain playing a trick on halloween. falling heavy in some areas and holding off just long enough in others. but this is what it look like last night in millbrae. >> as fate would have it that's contactually where lawrence karnow took his little girl last night to trick or treat and she got wet. >> i like to be in the eye of the storm, guys. >> you weatherman, you. >> i went to the right spot. >> poor jessica. >> i felt bad for the kids getting soaked out there in their costumes. it worked out okay in the south bay not so much rain, but now light rain there now. out the door slick surfaces so be very careful this morning. take you in for a closer look at our high-def doppler radar. you can see light showers in towards san jose. campbell you're seeing some showers in that direction as well, dragging up from the santa cruz mountains. and also parts of the east bay. as we head throughout the morning we'll watch this breaking up and the rain will end. still so
this morning." 2 'm frank mallicoat. and i'm michelle griego. t >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning, it's friday, finally here, november 2. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. the new york stock exchange is opening for the final session of a short week. the market will react to the new jobs report today for last month. the u.s. economy added 171,000 jobs in october showing the job market is gradually gaining momentum but unemployment increased up to 7.9% up from september's 7.8% because the workforce grew. >>> and mitt romney just came out saying the october jobs report is a sad reminder the economy is at a virtual standstill. we are still waiting to hear the president's comments on it. and cbsmoneywatch reporter jason brooks will have much more on the market reaction to the jobs report in 15 minutes. >>> 6:30 now. an angry bicyclist assaults a muni station agent and it's all caught on camera. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec in san francisco with that newly released surveillance video. >> good morning. police hope this is going to catch
'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. we begin this hour with breaking news from the east bay. >>> an officer-involved shooting under investigation in fremont this morning. the investigation has central avenue closed near glen more this morning. a naked man armed with a knife refused to stop chasing his wife so the police shot and killed him. both officers are on paid leave. >>> and new morning, a fire tears through a nail salon in pleasant hill. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the scene and tells us why investigators believe that this fire is suspicious. good morning, cate. >>> reporter: it's what they found when they first got here that tipped them off. investigators are actually still here on the scene of the fire. contra costa fire investigator says he is right now sifting through the rubble looking for more evidence. but when firefighters first got here they found a molotov cocktail or homemade incendiary device just outside the nail salon or the magic touch salon. investigators found the fire was contained just to this business. and they were able to
's tuesday, november 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. on election day we are at 6:00. voting under way in much of the country for the presidential election. >> this is a live picture right now from the santa clara county registrar's office. here in california, polls will open in one hour. and they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. president obama finished campaigning yesterday but mitt romney plans one more day on the campaign trail. he is going to two states later today and now that he has already voted in belmont. >> more on governor romney's campaign in just a minute but first, our team coverage takes us to chicago. president obama is there this morning and cbs reporter bigad shaban is covering his campaign. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, colorado, new hampshire and the president right now is hoping for the best as he waits to find out if he will be re- elected for another term. >>> reporter: president obama is spending election day in c
. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. election day. it's 5:30. the first votes are already coming in this morning. after a long blitz across battleground states, of the presidential candidates are waiting for the results. >> these last months of our campaign have seen the gathering of strength of a real movement across this country. >> it's evident in the size of these crowds like this tonight, my goodness. >> republican candidate mitt romney plans more campaigning today in ohio and pennsylvania. >> but first he feel vote in just about five minutes from now in belmont, massachusetts, right outside of boston. cbs reporter randall pinkston is covering romney's campaign. >> reporter: good morning. >> the governor is planning some campaigning today on election day. was that always the plan or was that a last-minute decision? >> reporter: with this campaign, this entire election being as tight as it has been, it was always the plan for him to run it right up to the wire. now, what was not in the plan was for him to go to pennsylvania for most of this campaign. it has been thought that
with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> the winners have been named in all the states except florida which is still too close to call at this point. >> still waiting on that one. mr. obama has a 50-48% lead over republican mitt romney in the popular vote. he won most of the swing states for a convincing victory in the electoral vote count. now, both candidates spoke last night. romney appeared in boston. he said the election is over but his principles endured. president obama appeared in chicago to claim victory. called for reconciliation after a divisive election. cbs reporter bigad shaban now has the very latest in chicago. >> reporter: good morning. here's where the president took the stage at about half past hid night local time in his hometown of chicago. he was greeted by cheering supporters and one of the first few things said on that stage was end to congratulate governor mitt romney and paul ryan on what he called a hard- fought campaign and said "we may battle fiercely but it's because we love this country deeply." >>> reporter: the presiden
'm frank mallicoat. we begin this hour with developing news in san francisco. a lightning strike near a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews
's thursday, november 15. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:01 is your time. new this morning, a suspected drunk driver arrested but not until after a wild overnight chase. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco's mission district at one of the crime scenes related to this point,. >> reporter: i want to show you now this is one of the cars involved in that chase that that driver hit one of two parked cars tulip. here's the surprising detail about that driver. this is her fourth dui in the past 10 years. take a look at some video from the scene earlier. i'll walk you through. the suspect drove on to a closed on-ramp to westbound 80. a chp tried to pull her over. then she exited on mission and van ness and the chase began. she led officers through small streets in the mission and in that short time she hit one car that rolled forward and hit a cyclist. that cyclist was taken to san francisco general hospital is expected to be okay. but after that she continued on to hit another parked car that one we showed you when we first were here at the beginning of o
. >> thank you, liz. good morning, everybody. it's thursday, november 15. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. two fires in just a matter of hours in the north bay, both suspicious. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo now with the investigation this morning. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is just beginning here at the village bar. this is on tuolumne street in vallejo. you can see inside of the bar not a whole lot of damage to the building. several items are singed. there is some water damage. this is where the investigation is focused this morning. this was though the second fire within about a six-hour period overnight within two blocks. i want to show you some pictures of this fire. a little earlier this broke out at 2:45 at the village bar. and police have called this fire suspicious. they don't know the cause yet. well, two blocks away, there was a house fire at 8:00 last night. that was on alabama street. now, no one was home at the time. so nobody was injured. and firefighters were able to get that out once neighbors alerted
, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00. and we are going to kick off with weather. we are going to be at the embarcadero at 6:00 as they open up the ice arena. me thinks it might be damp out there. >> we'll need umbrellases right? >> i am so excited for you guys. [ laughter ] >> you better come out with us. >> you will have such a good time. yes. you know what? i think the way it's going to happen, you will be right in the band of rain. you have more rain coming your way. >> excellent! >> we are seeing scattered showers outside this morning but you can see a stronger band off the coastline that's going to be pushing in over the next couple of hours. so the rain is going to be picking up if you are heading out on the commute this morning, it's going to be slick on the roads. we have already seen some of those scattered showers and then there's another band often the coastline but this one is going to get things going so high-def doppler radar picking up on the rainfall right now. it's been fairly light but that's about to change as we are going to see that band move onshore. th
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